Artist:S. Van Campen & Company
Medium: Composition board
Dimensions: 5 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 1/4 in. (14.8 x 14.8 x 0.6 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 88.155.4
Catalogue Description: Tile made of embossed composition board, varnished with ochre-colored, transparent varnish, the composition consists of a male youth in profile, facing proper left edge of tile. The figure has collar-length hair, mustache, circular-shaped cap, and garbed in a broad collared jacket, thick-linked chain with pendant medallion. The figure holds (in bottom right corner) a four-stringed instrument including scroll and neck. Impressed on front: "Then Thee / Lover With A / Wofful (sic) Ballad". Bottom left corner is impressed: "S. Van Campen & Co., N.Y. CONDITION: Good, warped; bowing in center, varnished surface is cracked, most notably at the highest areas of relief, such as: the mustache, hair line, cap, eyebrows, nose, chin and stringed instrument. There is an orange-colored speckled area directly above scroll of instrument - may be chips in varnished surface.